|AN ACCOUNT OF PEGU IN 1586-1587 - Ralph Fitch|
"Like the other travel accounts of this issue, Ralph Fitch is among the most cited English sources for information on sixteenth century Burma. His experiences at Pegu were generally limited to a roughly six or seven week period in late 1586 and early 1587."Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Pegu; Burma; Burmah; Ralph Fitch; English; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
|Lecture on the Shans - Rev. Dr. J N Cushing|
Originally published in the Rangoon Gazette and Weekly Budget 26 October 1888. Republished in the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research [edited by Michael W. Charney].
Keywords: Shan; Burma; Burmah; Rangoon; Highlands; zomia; J. N. Cushing; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Myanmar
|Voyage to Pegu, and Observations There, Circa 1583 - Gaspero Balbi|
"Gaspero Balbi, an Italian travelling to Southeast Asia in the sixteenth century, has left for us a valuable account of Burma during the reign of Bayinnaung. This account was originally published in English as --Gaspero Balbi his Voyage to Pegu, and observations there, gathered out of his owne Italian Relation,-- in Samuel Purchas (ed.), Hakluytus Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others, volume 10 (1626)...
Keywords: Gaspero Balbi; Pegu; Burma; Burmah; Italians; Sixteenth century; Europeans; Bayinnaung; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
|Mandalay in 1885-1888: The Letters of James Alfred Colbeck - James Alfred Colbeck|
"This is the second increment in the two-part series on the letters of James Alfred Colbeck. While the first part covered the years 1878-1879, the present letters include the years 1885-1888, when Colbeck returned to Upper Burma with British forces and served as both mission priest and as acting chaplain for British forces" Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research by Michael W. Charney.
Keywords: Mandalay; Burma; Burmah; Third Anglo-Burmese War; James Alfred Colbeck; English; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
|ACCOUNT OF PEGU IN THE 1560s - Cesar Fedrici of Venice|
"Cesar Fedrici travelled in India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East in the 1560s-1580s and his account has been immensely influential in the literature. One reason for this, is that it is not given to the hyperbole of the near-contemporary account of Mendez Pinto and because of its great attention to detail concerning the state, its administrators, and trade at Pegu.Unfortunately Fedrici, who spent a considerable amount of time in Pegu and to a lesser extent in Martaban, in the late 1560s, doe...
Keywords: Cesar Fedrici; Venice; Pegu; First Toungoo Dynasty; Burmah; Burma; Martaban; Italians; Venetians; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
|Some Documents of Tharrawaddy's Reign: 1837-1846, Part I - Various|
"The following documents drawn from the reign of King Tharrawaddy are intended as one contribution of many forthcoming to the project of organizing and publishing the source accounts for one of the Kon-baung dynasty's most obscure, yet critical reigns. Thus, documents included have not been selected on the basis of their high rate of interest relative to other documents of the period, but rather more with the view of making the documentary record complete." Edited for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma ...
Keywords: Tharrawaddy; Burma; Burmah; Konbaung Dynasty; Simons; Eugenio Kincaid; Amarapura; Karens; Burmese; Burma; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
|JESUIT LETTERS ON PEGU IN THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH CENTURY - Nicolas Pimenta & Others|
These are the letters of Nicolas Pimenta, relating other letters of Portuguese priests who visited Pegu from 1599, shortly after the fall of Nan-da-bayin (r. 1581-1599), the last ruler of the First Taung-ngu Dynasty. Edited by Michael W. Charney for the SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research.
Keywords: Nicolas Pimenta; Pegu; First Toungoo Dynasty; Burma; Burmah; Myanmar; Syriam; Portuguese; Jesuits; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
|THE ITINERARY OF LUDOVICO DI VARTHEMA OF BOLOGNA FROM 1502 TO 1508 - Ludovico di Varthema|
"Ludovico di Varthema of Bologna has left us an account of India and Burma from the very first decade of the sixteenth century, prior to the largescale of the First Taung-ngu Dynasty that would follow in the decades ahead. It thus provides a valuable insight into a period for which many foreign sources are not available. The original account, in Italian, was published at Rome on the 6th of December 1510 at the request of Lodovico de Henricis da Corneto of Vicenza by Stephano Guillireti de Loreno...
Keywords: Ludovico di Varthema; Pegu; Italians; Burma; Burmah; Tenasserim; First Toungoo Dynasty; Myanmar; SBBR; SOAS Bulletin of Burma Research; Michael W. Charney
|11-12 - Books of Philippians and Colossians [New Testament] translated into the Burmese [Burma - Myanmar] Language. - Version of A. Judson - Judson, Emily (Chubbuck), Mrs., 1817-1854, Hughes, Lizabeth B, Lambert, Charles William, 1856-1895, Carson, Laura Hardin, 1858-, Bixby, Olive Jennie, Mason, Francis, 1799-1874, Mason, Helen Maria Griggs, 1806-1846?, King, Alonzo, 1796-1835; Williams, William R., 1804-1885, Bixby, Olive Jennie, Gillette, A. D, Judson, Ann Hasseltine, 1789-1826; Judson, Sarah Hall Boardman, 1803-1845; Judson, Emily C. (Emily Chubbuck), 1817-1854; Moffat, Robert, 1795-1883, Willson, Arabella Mary Stuart, The Wades : Jonathan Wade, Deborah B. L. Wade; a memorial (1891, Wyeth, Walter N. (Walter Newton), 1833-1899; Wade, Deborah B. L, Marks, J. E. (John Ebenezer), 1832-1915; Purser, W. C. B. (William Charles Bertrand), Kathayan slave, Wylie, Mrs. Macleod|
11-12 - Books of Philippians and Colossians [New Testament] translated into the Burmese [Burma - Myanmar] Language. - Version of A. Judson These are the New Testament books of Philippians and Colossians translated into the Burmese [Burma - Myanmar] Language. This is an Edition of from the 1880s, which is a reprint of the earlier edition by Judson. The translation was by A Judson. The chapter titles were later added by Rev...
Keywords: Burmese Grammar; Burmese Pocket Dictionary (1887); The Burmese & Arakanese calendars; Burmese sketches; an anglo-burmese dictionary (1845); Burmese Buddhism in Colonial Burma; Elementary Anglo Vernacular Grammar: English and Burmese (1880); Burmese language; karen burma studies; karen missions; burma myanmar missions; Grammatical notices of the Burmese language (1842); burmese empire; Political incidents of the first Burmese war (1853); The lives of Mrs. Ann H. Judson; Mrs. Sarah B. Judson and Mrs. Emily C. Judson; missionaries to Burmah; rangoon; Christian Aid burma; christian help; christian ministry; gospel for asia; Dah Der village; displaced villagers; Early Day Motion; ethnic minorities